MEKONG MELODY - Private Cruise | Cai Be - Sa Dec - Can Tho 3D2N

MEKONG MELODY - Private Cruise | Cai Be - Sa Dec - Can Tho 3D2N
  • Start/End: Ho Chi Minh city/Ho Chi Minh city
  • Visit: Cai Be - Tra On - Can Tho
  • Duration: 03 Days
  • Travel style: Authentic
  • Tour schedule: Set out from Cai Be on every Thursday & Sunday
  • Cabin: 02 Cabins
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Mekong Melody is a cosy river boat, perfectly well-suited to private cruises. Entirely made of wood, it sails with ease on the many winding canals of the Mekong Delta. Displaying a subtle combination of comfort and charm, the boat also benefits from a high quality and personalised service provided by an attentive crew. Thanks to Mekong Melody, the Mekong Delta’s secrets are being unveiled along the river in a quiet and intimate atmosphere imbued with magic.

  • Floating market of Cai Rang.
  • Ancient houses, delightful flower gardens and tropical fruit.
  • Local traditional coconut candy, rice paper and pop-rice manufacturing workshop.
  • Excursion by cycling or walking on the footpaths of the countryside.
  • Peaceful landscape on Mekong River.
  • Foot massage on board.
  • Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or bad weather condition
  • A valid passport is required upon check-in onboard..
  • What to bring: sun glasses, insect repellent
  • Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
  • Shuttle bus will pick up & drop off at the Sai Gon city center (District 1)
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  • Day 1,Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be 105km - 2hThu, May 28, 2020
    Relaxing on board, relishing the peace of Mekong Delta, cycling & walking to villages Huynh Thuy Le ancient house, temple, garden tour

    8:00 AM: Pick you up at the hotel in Saigon (city center - District 1) towards the Mekong Delta. Enjoy the scenery of peaceful countryside, small towns, intertwined villages in harmony with the rivers and green fields and orchards. When arrival, get a warmly welcome by reception. 

    10:30 - 11:00: Join our boat for a welcome drink and check-in your room. Start sailing to Cai Thia.

    Landing at the island of Cai Thia where you will have a lovely cycling or walking excursion through the villages bordered by green orchards, rice fields…

    Come back to our boat for lunch while the boat cruises toward Sa Dec, a charming and quiet town located on the bank of the Tien River.

    On arrival, we visit a brickyard at the entrance of the village. Continuation to the lively market of Sa Dec followed by a visit to the old house of Huynh Thuy Le – the lover of the French novelist Marguerite Duras, as well as Trung Vuong primary school founded at the beginning of the 20th century by Marguerite Duras’s mother. In the heart of the village of Sa Dec, we discover the Cao Dai temple, the garden of bonsai and flowers.

    Return to our boat and enjoy the foot massage while watching the sunset over the Mekong River and sipping an aperitif.

    Dinner and overnight on board.

    English speaking guide (on board)
    Meal: Lunch, Dinner
    Entrance fees
    Bike: Cai Be
    Entertainment / Show: Foot massage
    01 bottle of water/pax/day
  • Day 2,Cai Be - Tra On Fri, May 29, 2020
    The vibrant Cai Be floating market, walking & cycling to explore villages, artisanal villages, family-run factories

    Get up early in the morning to contemplate the sunrise on the romantic river before breakfast on board.

    Transfer by junk to explore the floating market of Cai Be which is specific to the aquatic area. Continuation by a visit of sumptuous traditional residence, former imperial residence where the descendants of the Kiet family open their doors to welcome you to discover the sublime interior and walk through the garden strewn with fruit trees. Tea is offered, accompanied by a tasty selection of tropical fruits.

    Continuation to the artisanal villages where we have the chance to discover products made from rice and coconut: rice alcohol, puffed rice cake, rice paper, coconut candy.

    Return to the boat, lunch on board while the boat is heading for the Co Chien River.

    In the afternoon, a walk or bike along the paths through the countryside and villages will allow you to discover the orchards, the river activities and get in touch with the local population.

    The boat continues in the direction of Tra On. The aperitif is offered on the upper deck while the sun sets on a splendid landscape.

    Taking part in a cooking class on the boat, you will have the chance to try to make Pumpkin flower stuffed with That Lat fish and learn how to cut vegetables for decorating dishes.

    Dinner and overnight on board.

    English speaking guide (on board)
    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Boat: Cai Be
    Entrance fees
    Bike: Cai Be
    Cooking class: Can Tho
  • Day 3,Tra On - Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh 175km - 3.5hSat, May 30, 2020
    Exploring the most bustling floating market of Mekong - Cai Rang floating market

    Breakfast on board. The morning bobbling commotion of Mekong river life comes to life for another lovely day. Our boat sets sails to Can Tho through tributaries, canals and arroyos.

    Transfer by local boat to visit the market of Cai Rang, one of the most important floating markets of the region, crowded with small and big boats zigzagging on the animated waters.

    Following along the coves shaded by fruit trees, palm trees ... you will come to an orchard where you will find many kinds of fruits: mango, star apple, papaya, dragon fruit, and coconut.

    11:00: Disembark at the pier in Can Tho. End of nice cruise.

    Welcome by driver, transfer back to Saigon. Arrive at your hotel in the afternoon. Check in and free to discover city. End of service. 

    English speaking guide (on board)
    Meal: Breakfast
    Boat: Cai Rang
    Entrance fees
    01 bottle of water/pax/day
  • English speaking tour guide following itinerary
  • All entrance fees and tickets mention on itinerary
  • Boat: Cai Be, Cai Rang
  • Meal: Breakfast: 02, Lunch: 02, Dinner: 02
  • Bike: Cai Be
  • Entertainment / Show: Foot massage
  • Cooking class: Can Tho
  • 01 bottle of water per pax per day
  • Service charges and Taxes
  • International flight from/to your country
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping and Gratuities
  • Other not mentioned in the program

Children policy:

Maximum 1 child under 12 years old sharing cabin with 2 adults

Children under 3 years old using existing bed and sharing meal with parents stay for FREE

Children from 3 to under 12 years old are charged 75% of adult rate

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Price per pax in USD
  • Adult $ 745
  • Transfer: HCM City - Mekong - HCM City
  • Private car ( 16 Seats ) $ 188 / group
  • Cruise shuttle bus $ 198 / group
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